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, skeptical of his plans. chip reid is traveling with the president tonight in belgrade, montana. >> reporter: the president's critics predicted that at today's town hall in conservative montana he would finally see face to face the rage over health care reform. >> hello, montana! >> reporter: it was clear from the start though this crowd was on his side. >> if we can get it done this year, the american people are going to be better off. thank you, montana. >> reporter: the questions were mostly softball. >> welcome and thank you, and i believe in reform as well. >> reporter: the president even tried some humor. >> here in montana you've got bears and moose, elk, and in washington you just have mostly bull. >> reporter: then, finally, some anger from a man who turned the president's humor against him. >> we keep getting the bull, that's all we get is bull. you can't tell us how you're going to pay for this. >> reporter: it's unlikely the questioner was as pleased with the answer as the crowd was. >> 2/3 of the money we can obtain just from eliminating waste and inefficiencys. >> reporter: at
. >>> president obama answers questions about his healthcare reform plan at a town hall meeting in montana. but the push for reform has caused a ruckus that's being heard back on capitol hill. joel brown reports. >> reporter: one of the most controversial issues raging around the healthcare reform debate is being cut from a draft of the bill. a key senate committee has decided to get rid of a provision that called for end of life counseling for seniors. senators soured on the measure after critics called them death panels. >> my trust and faith in the united states government and its leadership has been destroyed. >> reporter: the vocal opposition to president obama's reform plans are as loud as ever, but as the president's urging, more supporters are speaking up now, trying to help him take back control of the debate. >> i fully support everything that president obama is trying to do, especially where healthcare is concerned. >> reporter: a top aide to the president sent this e-mail to supporters and asked them to forward it on to others. it lists reasons to support the obama administrati
makes his pitch for healthcare reform at a town hall meeting in montana. at a bozeman suburb, hundreds are expected to show up in protest. the healthcare reform has triggered a wave of growing anger in the country. susan roberts is in washington with more. susan, good morning. >> reporter: michelle, good morning to you. the white house is trying to push back against these explosive town hall meetings through its online campaign and the president himself. the administration is trying to quiet the critics of healthcare reform. critics angry over the president's healthcare reform plan are not holding back. >> you listen to us. >> reporter: americans will have another chance to be heard today at town hall meetings across the country. democrats are trying to win over an increasingly skeptical public fed up with the proposed overhaul. >> nobody tells me how to live my life. nobody tells me how long i should live and when i should die. >> reporter: but not everyone is out to crush reform. >> that's not fear. that's not fear. >> reporter: supporters are also speaking out. this woman recently l
of reform. >> reporter: president obama will take on the case in town hall meetings in montana and colorado. 34 percent of americans say the loud disprescriptions -- disruptions have made them sympathetic to the opponents. they insist there's a lot of misinformation about what might be inclued in the health care reform plan and they argue leaving the system as it is won't work. the white house. >> salisbury will be in town to explain the plan and we want to know your thoughts. e-mail them to us at web alert and click on the link at the top of the wjz home page. >>> an unusual on the job fatality. he was mowing the grass in columbia when he apparently fell asleep and his riding mower kept going, going down the side of the hill and pinning him underneath it. they're investigating. >>> a prince george county woman accused of luring a man to his death. she invited andre hayes to a place where he was shot to death. >>> the swine flu claimed another life here in the state of maryland. good afternoon. >> good afternoon, the maryland department of health and mental hygiene confirmed that a six
. >>> back on the road for another town meeting, today president obama is heading to montana where he could run into more protesters. organizers expect about 500 people to show up. he's set to highlight the plan. >>> still ahead at noon, taking a live look outside, stay tuned, you're first warning weather forecast is 15 minutes away. here's a look at the day's my day stock. ??o >> for some reason i think this desk reminds him of the vet table. >> i think the lights are a little scary. >> i'm a genious, keep the mic off. that's good for me. >> come back. >> i have this wrapped around someone's leg. >> he's a friendly dog. he's scared to death on this table. want to find him a home. mr. basement believes we can make a difference for pets. >> quite a nice weekend. still warm, human, we -- humid, we're going to be above for the next few days around the 90 degrees range. the humidity level still pretty high. the win from the east at 6 miles per hour. 30.21 and rising is the reading. 77 in cumberland. 83 in ocean city. 70s around the immediate area. we're seeing again the temperatures cl
care. president obama taking his push for health care reform out west. stops include montana and colorado. cbs news us who correspondent chip reid is traveling with the president and joins us from big sky this morning with more. good morning, chip. >> reporter: good morning erica. the president came here to big sky country for a town hall meetin his critics were predicting that this would be the time he would finally see that anger over health care reform face to face. >> hello, montana! >> reporter: it was clear right from the start this crowd was on his side. >> welcome and thank you. i believe in reform as well. >> reporter: the president lightened the mood even more with a little humor. >> here in montana, you got bears and moose and elk and in washington you just have mostly bulls. >> reporter: but finally some anger from a man who turned the president's humor against him. >> that's all we get is bull. you can't tell us how you're going to pay for this. >> reporter: the president said he would not raise taxes on the middle class but the plan would
at 7:00. >>> in a town hall meeting in montana today president obama sought to ease concerns about his ambitious healthcare reform plan. >> if you are one of nearly 46 million people who don't have health insurance, will you finally have quality affordable options. and if you do have have health insurance, we'll help make sure that your insurance is more affordable and more secure. >> critics in the audience asked how the president planned to pay for the proposal. the president's answer? by eliminating waste and inefficiency. >>> one reporter scored the interview of a lifetime, and he's only 11. the scoop he managed to get from the president. >>> new information on the mid- air collision over the hudson river. >>> coming up, maryland, get ready to say ga sun tight. >> i'm bob turk. i'll have the complete first warning forecast coming up next. # >>> it is 72 degrees in cranially trail maryland. >>> we are learning more about why the faa placed an air traffic controller on leave following this past weekend's mid-air collision. the agency says the controller was making a personal phone ca
to be available by mid-october. >>> president obama is in montana today to give a final push to healthcare reform before he heads off for vacation. manuel gallegus reports for wjz. the president is holding another town hall meeting and will likely run into more protestors. >>> the salesmen in chief is out west, stepping up his pitch for urgent healthcare reform. >> health insurance reform will mean a set of common sense, consumer protections for folks with health insurance. >> reporter: president obama is using his own town hall meetings to beat back the fiery opposition boiling over in other town halls across the country. >> fight against the fear. this is not about politics. this is about helping the american people. >> reporter: while montana voted for president president obama's arrival in the last election, and usually casts a wary eye toward washington, we were hard-pressed to find any ticket holders who didn't support a healthcare overhaul. >> i trust the government far more than i trust private insurance companies. >> reporter: tickets for this town hall were distributed on a first come,
. >> reporter: while montana voted for president obama rival in the last election, and usually casts a wary eye toward washington, we were hard- pressed to find any ticket holders who didn't support a healthcare overhaul. >> i trust the government far more than i trust private insurance companies. >> tickets for this town hall were distributed on a first come, first served basis. most of the shouting was relegated far away from this hangar outside of the airport. >> what do we want? >> healthcare. >> when do we want it? >> now. >> they staked out ground nearby. >> no one knows what is on the bill, actually. but they're already opposed. >> reporter: many hope the president can better explain what it is in the legislation and redirect the debate. >> this whole conferring has devolved into a bitter argument. and i think we need to step back and say, we're very sure about what we disagree on. what do we agree on? >> reporter: president obama will face a new town hall crowd in colorado tomorrow. in belgrade, montana, manuel gallegus, wjz eyewitness news. >> eyewitness news has been asking you to e-m
reform with more travel this week. he's holding another town hall meeting in bozeman, montana on friday and another in colorado on saturday. harry? >> kimberly dozier at the white house this morning, thank you. >>> senator arlen specter joins us now for an interview from state college, pennsylvania. senator, good morning. >> guaranteeood morning, harry. >> you've had several encounters with people very angry about certain proposals being talked about and being proposed to change health care in the united states. as you've had a chance to reflect on them, what do you think? >> well, it's more than health care harry. i think there is a mood in america of anger. with so many people unemployed and so much bickering in washington people are disgusted with the partisanship and with the fear of losing their health care, it all boils over. but i think one thing that has to be borne in mind, and you've got the commotion in the background, is that these people have a right to be organized. i'm not going to complain about the fact that they are organized. they have a
at a town hall meeting in montana. but in california a different sort of gathering. cbs news correspondent bill whitaker is in inglewood this morning. bill, good morning to you. >> reporter: good morning, jeff. they're just now opening the gates to allow people to stream in here. people have been streaming, thousands since tuesday, to get free medical care provided by remote area medical, a nonprofit set up 24 years ago to take modern american medicine to third world villages. now they spend most of their time giving free medical care to needy medical communities right here in the u.s. >> how dare you! >> reporter: furry and shouting have dominated the debate over healthcare reform making it difficult to hear the quiet pain of people like cynthia cobb. >> i'm just trying to push through this. >> reporter: she lost her job as an l.a. bus driver and with it her benefits and insurance. she joined thousands here who need healthcare. >> larry durst needs glasses. >> i have medical. they only cover so much. >> reporter: sabrina's co-pay for her daughter's dental work would hav
: president obama will have his second town hall meeting of the week tomorrow in montana set back on his heels but hoping soshift public opinion on his defining issue. katie. >> couric: one of the most contentious issues in the health care debate involves a proposal to provide end-of-life counseling to help patients decide what kind of medical treatment they want or need. the most extreme opponents have raised the specter of what they call death panels that would decide whether insurance would pay for end-of-life care. there is no such proposal, but the issue has become so divisive the president felt compelled to assure more thans this week that no know was going to-- as he pulled it-- pull the plug on grandma. kelly cobiella has more now on a subject most of us have difficulty talking about. dying. >>eporter: as the protests and the shouting continue in town halls on how end-of-life care would be changed by health care reform, quietly, away from the furor, molvin edwards and his life are planning for the last days of his life. have the doctors told you what your prognosis is? >> they can't do
to prove we can sell out. we sold out hannah montana. u2. you're talking in seconds almost just because the computer system couldn't handle it. >> reporter: a baltimore bruce show will sell out. >> i would put bruce at the top in terms of demand for ticketing. for shows, you know. he's got the most fans. he's been doing it the longest. he's here in the east coast where he's everyone more beloved. >> basically i start out trying to tell a good story. one that will hold interest. >> reporter: the stories promoters are taking a bet on our past baltimore shows featuring icons. >> we came to baltimore and sold out in 15 minutes. fasters sell out in history. and they're going to be treated as royalty. in other venues they come all the time, it is what it is. it's not a big deal. for us, you're talking about the king of rock & roll basically. >> wjz eyewitness news. >>> and the shows are on november 20th. tickets go on sale september 3rd. >>> chick fillet. a doosey of a mistake the manager says he made with a nursing mother. >>> a charge of police brutality where a man claims police officers b
, in colorado and montana. the white house says tickets will be available to the public, which means the president might finally see that information roche us anger over health care reform face to face. >> couric: to be continued. thanks, chip. now at that town meeting president obama accused critics of making false claims about health care reform. for one thing, he said it would not, quote, pull the plug on grandma because we decided it's too expensive to let her live any more. so where did that idea come from? here's cheryl atkinson. >> reporter: at town hall meetings around the country, accusations are flying about so-called end of life care for seniors on medicare. it's spelled out in section 1233 of the house bill. >> what it says is as a 74-year-old man, if you develop cancer, we're pretty much going to write you off. >> nobody 74 is going to be written off because they have cancer. that's a vicious malicious untrue rumor. >> reporter: it's a rumor that spread like fire after a july 16 radio interview with former lieutenant governor of new york, betsy mccoy, a democrat. >> the
. >> they have to tell out. we sold out hannah montana and in seconds because the computer system couldn't handle it. >> reporter: he confirms a baltimore show will sellout. >> i would put him at the top in terms of demand for tickets. for shows. you know? he's got the most fans and he's doing it the longest and he's on the east coast where he's more beloved. >> i start out trying to tell a good story, one that will hold interest. >> reporter: the stories are past shows featuring icons. >> we sold out in 15 minutes. and they'll be treated like royalty. in other markets, they come all of the time, it is what it is. it's not a big deal and for us, this is the king of rock 'n' roll, basically. >>> the show is november. november -- the show is november is 20th. there are several ways to get the tickets and they'll be gone quickly. >>> let's talk about the weather. >> well, november will be cool. >> right now, it's warm. 87 and the humidity is 44%. we have a stand out line in november. >> and the winds, south, south east at 5 and the dew point came down this afternoon. it was humidity earlier and the
and played a great show, promoter, we have to prove we can sale out. we sold out hannah montana, rolling stones, u 2 you are talking in seconds almost just because the computer system couldn't han l it. >> works for stub hub and confirms a baltimore bruce show will sale out. >> i would put bruce at the top in terms of deman for ticketing for shows, you know, he has the most fans, doing it the long e, on the east coast w he is even more beloved. >> i start trying to tell a good story, one that will hold interest in the the stories are promoters are fast featuring icons. >> we came to baltimore, sold out in 15 minutes, the fastest in history, and treated like royalty, in other venues and markets they come all the time, it is what it is, it is not a big deal. for us the king of rock n roll basically. >> you remember the idea of a general admission ticket that was somehowless of a ticket. for the bruce show that's the highest price ticket because the entire floor is general admission. so the true fan can get a ga seat if they're early and we've their way up front. they think they will run ar
meeting in montana on friday. then another in colorado on saturday. >> reporter: he'll have his work cut out for him. opponents show no sign of backing down. some are being escorted out of town halls. one group in ohio brought a photo of the president, altered to make him look like adolph adolf hitler. lawmakers there confronting are trying their best to keep the dialogue going. >> i'm just telling you, you have to deal with your fear. >> reporter: but the white house knows they'll have to deal with opointents -- opponents' fears if they want to get back on track. >> are you for or against the president's healthcare bill? wjz would like to know what you think about the plan. e-mail us your thoughts to wjzwebalert@cbs.com. or click on the link at the top of the wjz.com home page. >>> a school band director in howard county is sentenced for molesting a student. robert johnston taught at mount hebron school for 35 years before his arrest in december. he pleaded guilty. and sentenced to nine years in jail, with all but 18 months suspended. >>> investigators looking into the fatal metro crash
helping the american people. >> reporter: while montana voted for president obama's rival in the last election, and usually casts a wary eye towards washington, we were hard-pressed to find any ticket holders who didn't support a healthcare overhaul. >> i trust the government far more than i trust private insurance companies. >> tickets for this town hall were distributed on a first come, first served basis. most of the shouting was relegated far away from this hangar. outside of the airport. >> when do we want -- what do we want? >> healthcare. >> when do we want it? >> now. >> no one knows what's on the bill, actually. >> reporter: many hope the president can better explain what is in the legislation. and redirect the tone of the debate. >> this whole conversation has dissolved into a bitter argument. and i think we need to step back and say, okay, we're very shear sure about what -- sure about what we disagree on. what do we agree on? >> reporter: president obama will face a new town hall meeting in belgrade. >>> healthcare is a hot topic. and americans have plenty of opinions. we
in montana on friday. and another in colorado on saturday. >> he'll have his work cut out for him. opponents show no sign of backing down. >> reporter: some are being escorted out of town halls. one brought a photo of the president, altered to make him look like adolph adolf hitler. >> the lawmakers are trying their best to keep the dialogue going. >> reporter: but the white house knows they'll have to deal with opponents' fears if they want to get healthcare reform back on track. in washington, joel brown, wjz eyewitness news. >> we'd like to hear your thoughts about healthcare reform. e-mail us your thoughts to wjz thereto -- wjzwebalert@cbs.com. or click on the link at the top of the wjz home page. >>> weijia jiang is live in the newsroom with the news of the six deaths linked to h1n1. >> they say the latest victim is an adult from the washington, d.c. suburb. the person's sex and age has not been released. but it is known, they did have underlying medical conditions. the health department says they do expect even more flu-related deaths. and they're urging everyone to take advantage of t
the health care system. the president faced tough questions at a town hall meeting in montana. he was spared the shouting matches that occur across the country. >>> and wjz wants to help everyone during tough economic times. each day we'll bring you suggestions that can save you money. here's mary bubala with one way to ride out the recession. >> according to the national retail federation, the average family spends close to $550 on school supplies. there are ways to cut down on costs. first try shopping at home. go through your drawers in your house and in your kids rooms and take stock of pencils, papers, notebooks and folders. check out office supply stores back to school sales. compare priced before heading out to by the items. >>> you know, mary told us about restaurants.com and i have told everybody about restaurants. >> it's worthwhile. >> if you haven't done it. log on and check. it's great discounts to restaurants you go to all the time. if you haven't had an opportunity to eat out there. there are opportunities out there for you. the concept we should mention, you go on and buy may
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